Kuwait to build $441m expat residential cities

The three cities will house 25,000 people on 100,000 square metres

A view of Kuwait City. Kuwait is embarking on major residential projects to accommodate expat workers.
A view of Kuwait City. Kuwait is embarking on major residential projects to accommodate expat workers.

Kuwait's Ministry of Public Works (MPW) intends to establish three new residential cities for expatriate workers at an estimated cost of $147m each, according to Al-Seyassah daily.

Sources disclosed that these residential cities will be constructed in the southern part of the municipality scrapyard, West Al-Hajaj City and North Abdullah Port.

The MPW will refer the projects to the Technical Committee for further study and to take the necessary steps for implementation on a build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis before the end of this year.

The three cities will be able to accommodate 25,000 people, and each city will include apartments for expatriates, mosques, administrative buildings, security and medical centres. The total land area is 100,000m2.

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